Meetings were held in January, March, May, July, September and November. They are arranged in the following order: minutes of the previous meeting, minutes of current meeting, agenda of current meeting, papers of current meeting.
Items addressed at every meeting are: the location of the meeting, attendees and apologies, matters arising, correspondence, Congress, membership matters, reports from committees, reports from national boards, use of the seal, membership numbers.
During 1985 the topics discussed by Council include:
Properties of the RCN
Recruitment and retention of nurses
The Griffiths report
Appointment of architects to the RCN
Nursing in a multi-racial society
English national board for nursing, midwifery and health visiting
RCN staff salary and conditions of service
What the RCN stands for
New diploma in advanced nursing administration
Career development for nurse managers
RCN policy on the sale of goods
These records are not indexed.
This record relates to two separate sets of minutes: One set consists of copies of original papers, including supporting and committee papers. These papers are kept in Store A.
One set consists of a box of original loose papers, including supporting and committee papers. These papers are kept in Store B.